Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Pottermore, the digital content company for J K Rowling's
Harry Potter books, returned to growth in its last financial year as the
firm’s decision to make its e-books and audiobooks available via Amazon,
Apple, Audible and others “really paid off”.
How Machines Work by David Macaulay (Dorling
Kindersley) was today announced as the winner of the £10,000 Royal
Society’s Young People’s Book Prize 2016, which champions the best science
books for under-14s.